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Oscar Predictions: Part 3

<> on October 19, 2009 in Santa Clarita, California.

Part 3 of my Oscar predictions. You can read part 1 here, part 2 here and my Best Picture pick. This post includes the following categories:

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Review: Manchester by the Sea

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Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
Written by: Kenneth Lonergan
Starring: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Summary: After the death of his brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is given parental rights over his 16 year old nephew and returns to his hometown where he is confronted with a troubling past.

“Don’t you think we got screwed by that movie!?” That was what the woman a few seats over from me said when the final credits of Manchester by the Sea began to roll.

This is not going to be a movie for everyone. It’s dark and existentially sad in a way that will stick with you. (more…)